UFC 60 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Hughes vs. Gracie’

Event: UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie
Date: Sat., May. 27, 2006
Venue: Staples Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Total Fights: 9
Attendance: 14,802
Gate: $2,900,090
Buy Rate: 620,000

UFC 60 is officially in the books. ‘Hughes vs. Gracie’-led card took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, 17 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Matt Hughes’s TKO (Punches) victory over Royce Gracie. In the co-main event, Dean Lister defeated Alessio Sakara in round 1 by Submission (Triangle Choke).

You can view UFC 60 results and full fight card.

UFC 60 bonus awards

Traditionally, UFC has handed out bonuses for Fight of the Night, Submission of the Night, and Knockout of the Night. The bonuses ranged from $20,000 up to $120,000. In 2014, the promotion has announced the Performance of the Night bonuses will replace the existing Knockout and Submission of the Night awards. The bonuses will be $50,000 each. There are two types of awards:

  • Fight of the Night is awarded to both fighters in the best fight of the night.
  • Performance of the Night is awarded to fighters who put on the best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 60 bonus winners below:

There were nine fights at UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California with an extra $50,000. No One was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.

UFC 60 fighter payouts

The salaries below are not official, but only an estimate. These payouts do not reflect the entire compensation for the event, as athletes may receive money from other undisclosed endorsements, Reebok sponsorship pay, and PPV points that some top-level fighters collect. Moreover, deductions for items such as insurance and licenses are not accounted for.

The list of fighter pay from UFC 60:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 60 event is PENDING.

UFC 60 attendance and gate

There were 14,802 fans inside the Staples Center for UFC 60 on May 27. The reported gate for the event is: $2,900,090. The buyrate and viewership data is: 620,000.

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